Stephen Vincent Benét Poems

Stephen Vincent Benet was a short story writer and poet. He is best known for his long narrative poem John Brown’s Body. It was published in 1928 and received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. One of his best-known short stories is “The Devil and Daniel Webster.” 

The Ballad of William Sycamore

by Stephen Vincent Benét

‘The Ballad of William Sycamore’ by Stephen Vincent Benet is a nostalgic articulation of a dead person about his eventful mortal days.